Being Smart With Your Inheritance

Being Smart With Your Inheritance

Inheritances come in many shapes and sizes. Whether it’s money or a retirement account, receiving an inheritance has implications far beyond financial and familial. We’ll define what an inheritance is, what leads up to an inheritance and explore some ways you can make the most use of your windfall.

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How To Prepare For Your Local Election

How To Prepare For Your Local Election

It’s getting close to that special time of year: for one day in autumn we all line up to get a treat. No, not Halloween – we’re talking about Election Day! Local elections are important, and they could directly affect your income, taxes or financial planning. Follow these simple steps to make sure you’re on top of the election in your area.

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How to Budget with a Variable Income

How to Budget with a Variable Income

“Variable income” is a bit of a cover-all term for those who don’t have a typical, salary-based income. It’s an ambitious and challenging lifestyle to have because it requires you to balance your job and your long-term finances. If you’re one of the many workers living on a variable income, or you’re considering it, we’ve got some financial tips to make your life a little bit easier.

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The Costs of Adopting a Pet

The Costs of Adopting a Pet

As with many big purchases, there are a series of upfront costs associated with getting a pet. While big, puppy dog eyes can be tempting, there are a few things to consider before bringing a new pet home. To make sure you’re ready for all of the financial responsibilities, here are some costs to consider.

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Financial Tips for Returning College Students

Financial Tips for Returning College Students

With the fall months quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the economics of going back to school. Living the college life means having the opportunity (and responsibility) to make smart financial decisions and learning how to successfully live on a budget. Follow these tips for getting back into the swing of school without overspending!

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